While sex work is currently illegal in much of the U.S., there is debate about whether or not it should be decriminalized. Some activists and researchers believe decriminalization could help protect sex workers and benefit public health.Continue reading “Decriminalize Sex Work – Prevent HIV”
By Melissa Pintor Carnagey, LBSW
What was your sex education like growing up?
Was it inclusive of LGBTQ+ identities and experiences?
Did it leave you better prepared to navigate sexual decision-making?Continue reading “HIV Prevention Begins with Comprehensive Sex Ed”
Addressing the real-world environments that people live in and working together to create supportive, stable and stigma-free communities in which people can achieve their health and wellness goals is how we will end the HIV epidemic in Texas.
This post was originally published on safeaustin.org on July 12, 2019, and is being re-posted with permission. This post was written to address proposed rules changes by Department of Housing and Urban Development made public in May of 2019. More information about those rule changes can be found at the end of the blog.Continue reading “Equal Housing Access Saves Trans Lives”
The Achieving Together community stands with our transgender friends, colleagues, and community in Dallas, and across the state. The long and unacceptable history of violence against transgender individuals, particularly transgender women of color, must be actively called out and challenged.Continue reading “The Achieving Together Community Stands with Our Transgender Friends”
National Transgender HIV Testing Day is observed each year on April 18. It’s an opportunity to focus on HIV testing, prevention, and treatment among transgender people. It encourages local testing events and testing campaigns to increase HIV status awareness in transgender populations.Continue reading “Talking with Carter Brown about National Transgender HIV Testing Day”